World, Worldliness

World - Kosmos (Greek Word Study)

World (2889) (kosmos related to the verb kosmeo = to order or adorn, to put in order [Mt 25:7 = "trimmed"], to adorn literally [1Ti 2:9], to adorn figuratively [Titus 2:9-note]) means essentially something that is well-arranged, that which has order or something arranged harmoniously. Kosmos refers to an ordered system or a system where order prevails.


Webster says that to backslide means to lapse morally, to fall off; to turn gradually from one's faith and practice of the truth of the Gospel. To backslide means to drift into sinful habits from a prior state of Spirit enabled holiness.

The peril of the drifting life

1 John 2:16 Commentary

1 John 2:16 For all that is in the world, the lust of the

1 John 2:17 Commentary

1 John 2:17 The world is passing away, and also its